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Modeling potential Emerald Ash Borer spread through GIS/cell-based/gravity models with data bolstered by web-based inputsAuthor(s): Louis R. Iverson; Anantha M. Prasad; Davis Sydnor; Jonathan Bossenbroek; Mark W. Schwartz; Mark W. Schwartz
Source: In: Mastro, Victor, et. al., comps. Emerald Ash Borer research and technology development meeting; 2005 September 26-27; Pittsburgh, PA. FHTET-2005-16. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: 12-13.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionWe model the susceptibility and potential spread of the organism across the eastern United States and especially through Michigan and Ohio using Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data. We are also developing a cell-based model for the potential spread of the organism. We have developed a web-based tool for public agencies and private individuals to enter the locations of their ash trees that have (or have not yet) been infested by the organism, which will support estimates of the rate of spread.
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CitationIverson, Louis R.; Prasad, Anantha M.; Sydnor, Davis; Bossenbroek, Jonathan; Schwartz, Mark W. 2006. Modeling potential Emerald Ash Borer spread through GIS/cell-based/gravity models with data bolstered by web-based inputs. In: Mastro, Victor, et. al., comps. Emerald Ash Borer research and technology development meeting; 2005 September 26-27; Pittsburgh, PA. FHTET-2005-16. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: 12-13.
KeywordsEmeral Ash Borer (EAB), gravity models, cell-based model
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